|Poster:||asiannewsagency||Date:||Nov 24, 2016 3:02am|
|Forum:||texts||Subject:||9th Edition of Global Film Festival Opened|
The festival was inaugurated by H.E. Gyula Petho, Ambassador of Hungary to India with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp in a jam-packed auditorium with film lovers, film, television and media fraternity. “India and Hungary has grown best friends and these kind of International events give our relationship a new strength and stamina to work in a bigger and broader way. Indians and Hungarians we all are lovers of Art and culture,” said Ambassador in his inaugural speech.
“Global Film Festival has filled in the vacuum created by IFFI in North of India. The Film lovers, film buffs, film students and film makers need a day and place to celebrate their success and achievements, GFFN has provided them this kind of spiritual satisfaction,” said Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios and GFFN
“It is my first visit to GFFN and I am finding that the festival is better than many hundreds of festival around the World. But the enthusiasm what I have seen today I have never ever seen in any festival of the World,” added Aditya Raj Kapoor actor Director and son of Late Shammi Kapoor.
“GFFN has become not only a film festival but a festival of complete art promotion with launching of new films, art exhibitions, poster and book releases,music and dance recitals, fashion shows,” I have never been to such an exciting film festival. It is one of the most exclusive, one of its kind,” said Bharti Pradhan renowned film writer and critic.
“The festival has selected screening of some of the finest films, retrospectives of Shammi Kapoor and Prakash Mehra has added huge strength to this glamour show,” added Jayant Gilator renowned film director.
The festival has planned 52 events in 3 days and all shows are totally sold out. We need to expand our size from next year. 10th GFFN will bring a new excitement to this region. I am thankful to each and every one who has contributed to this fascinated and charming show,” said Ashok Tyagi festival director.